Picture of Resistance


The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman

Jewish Partisans

"Some say the Jews went like sheep to the slaughter. This is not true. I was a Jewish partisan. I lived two and a half years in the woods in Nazi occupied territory. I was a photographer. I have pictures. I have proof." - Faye Schulman, partisan photographer

Please join us for a reception and viewing of these remarkable photographs, including a special multimedia presentation by Zvi Bielski, son of Zus Bielski of the famous Bielski brigade portrayed by the film Defiance.

Held on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
Multipurpose Room, Shapiro Campus Center 2nd floor
Brandeis University campus
Park in H or T lots.

5:00 p.m. Exhibit opening
5:30 p.m.Presentation by Zvi Bielski
6:30 p.m. Q & A

Free and open to the public.

Light Kosher refreshments will be served.

The exhibit was produced by the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation (JPEF) and curated by Jill Vexler, Ph.D. It is made possible through the generous contributions of The Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry and The Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program in partnership with JPEF, Brandeis Chabad, Thomas and Johanna Baruch, the Epstein/Routh Foundation, the Purjes Foundation, the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, the Holocaust Council of MetroWest, and Diane and Howard Wohl. (JPEF, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is the only organization in the world that is solely focused on developing educational material on Jewish partisans and their life lessons.)

Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation